Assessment of foetal heart rate monitoring devices in Tanzania

Benjamin Anathory Kamala, MD, at our PhD-programme in Health and Medicine, will defend his thesis for the philosophiae doctor degree (PhD), at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

He will defend his thesis Assessment of foetal heart rate monitoring devices in referral hospitals in Tanzania.

Main supervisor is Hege Ersdal, Associate Professor, University of Stavanger and head of research, Simulation and Global Health, Stavanger University Hospital.

Co-supervisors are Hussein Lessio Kidanto, Associate Professor and Vice-dean of Medical College, Aga Khan University, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and Muzidalifat Salim Abeid, MD, PhD, Senior Obstetrician and Gynecologist, School of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The title of trial lecture is Technologies that could improve outcomes for maternal and perinatal care in low income countries – addressing challenges of implementation.

Dissertation Committee:
Peter Waiswa, Associate Professor, Obstetrician, Makerere University, Uganda
Jon Øyvind Odland, Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Hanne Røland Hagland, Associate Professor, University of Stavanger (administrator)

Chair of the defense: Kristin Akerjordet, dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stavanger

Both the trial lecture and the public defense will be open to the public.